Breaking: Delegates affirm ex-Nasarawa governor, Tanko Al-Makura, as APC south senatorial candidate

May 28, 2022 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) delegates in Nasarawa south district, Saturday, affirmed Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura to represent them at the senate for a second term. The election, conducted through a voice vote, in Lafia, was presided by the returning officer to the zone’s primary election committee chairman, Abdullahi Garba Abbas. Abbas urged delegates to stick to APC during the next election. Read More

Nasarawa: APC postpones state assembly primaries

May 27, 2022 Editor 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa state has announced the postponement of its state assembly primary election. Chairman of the party John W. Mamman announced this on Thursday’s night at a press briefing in Lafia the state capital. He said the party has discovered that the official and authentic list of delegates sent to the National secretariat for the party’s Read More

Breaking: David Ombugadu emerges Nasarawa PDP governorship candidate

May 25, 2022 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

A former House of Representatives member, Hon. David Ombugadu, has been declared winner of the Nasarawa state People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship primary election. Chairman of the electoral committee, Mr. Bature Musa, declared Ombugadu winner of the primary election held in Nasarawa local government area of the state on Wednesday. He said Ombugadu polled 247 votes to defeat Maj. Gen. Read More

2023: Nasarawa female aspirant woos APC delegates for votes

May 24, 2022 Mohammed Yangida 0

A female aspirant in Nasarawa state, Maryam Musa-Muhammad, contesting the Lafia/Obi federal constituency seat on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has appealed to delegates to support her ambition to boost the confidence of more women in politics. She made the appeal Tuesday at a press conference in Lafia, saying supporting her aspiration would ensure gender balance in Read More

Breaking: Kidnapped Nasarawa council chair regains freedom

May 22, 2022 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

The abducted chairman of Keffi local government area of Nasarawa state Hon. Muhammad Shehu and his aide Tanimu Mohammed have regained freedom. The Police Public Relations Officer Nasarawa state command ASP Rahman Nansel confirmed this on Sunday in Lafia. He said they were released around 3am on Sunday, at Kurmin Shinkafa, in Kokona local government area of the state and Read More

Nasarawa West: Why Wadada remains unbeatable

May 19, 2022 Muhammad Inusa Galadima 0

The drums have since started beating ahead of the 2023 general elections, with actors in the political scene already taking the cue and joining the fray. In Nasarawa West senatorial district of Nasarawa state, one man stands out tall among other aspirants for the senatorial ticket under the banners of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Hon Ahmed Aliyu Wadada Read More

Nasarawa: The making of a new investment haven

May 15, 2022 Blueprint 0

Nasarawa state government is not relenting in its drive to taking the state into new frontiers of investment as MOHAMMED YANGIDA reports. The Nasarawa Investment Summit, the first of its kind in the state, was recently held in Lafia the state capital with the aim of crystallising government’s efforts towards attracting more investors and as well position the state towards Read More

Nasarawa youth group advocates women participation in politics

May 6, 2022 Mohammed Yangida 0

A youth group in Nasarawa state, Coalition of Youth from Lafia/Obi Federal Constituency, has advocated for women participation in politics for gender balance in governance. The chairman of the group, Yarwa Usman Ahmad, made the call Friday in Lafia during a press briefing and endorsement ceremony of a 36-year-old female aspirant, Hauwa Ibrahim, who recently joined the race to represent Read More

Labaran Magaji’s passion for performance

April 30, 2022 Musa Wada 0

For our country Nigeria, times are changing even as our entire polity is on the verge ofa dawn. For President Muhammadu Buhari’s change mantra, government business and politics are not quite as usual. Creating the desirable new national order calls for experience, sacrifice and determination. In these times, it is all about what we can do for Nigeria and not Read More

Nasarawa: Wadada picks APC nomination forms to replace Adamu in Senate

April 29, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A two-time member of the House of Representatives, Hon Ahmed Wadada Aliyu has said he is in the race for Nasarawa West Senatorial district to win, replace Senator Abdullahi Adamu in the National Assembly and ensure that enabling laws are put in place that would diversify, deepen and grow the socio-economic well-being of his constituents.  Speaking with newsmen after picking Read More

2023: Nasarawa APC stakeholders drum up support for Sule

April 28, 2022 Mohammed Yangida Lafia 0

Special Adviser to Governor Abdullahi Sule on special duties, Murtala Lamus, has urged All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders and executive members in Wamba local government area of Nasarawa state to give their support to the governor and Senator Godiya Akwashiki. He made the call during an expanded APC stakeholders and executive members meeting of Wamba local government area of the Read More

2023 elections: NYSC has big role to play – Sule

April 28, 2022 John D. Wada 0

Nasarawa state governor, Abdullahi Sule has said the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members have a big role to play before, during and after the forth-coming general elections in the state and the country at large. The governor stated this at the passing out ceremony of the NYSC Nasarawa state 2021 Batch A, Stream B corps members, held at Lafia Read More

Nasarawa NSCDC trains officers on farmers – headers’ crisis

April 27, 2022 John D. Wada Lafia 0

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NCD), Nasarawa state command, Wednesday organised a one-day training workshop for all its 46 divisional and area command officers on the modern techniques/method of preventing farmers/headers crisis. The training workshop which was held at the command headquarters in Lafia, the state capital, had in attendance all the participants who came in person from Read More

NDE disburses N4.5m to 228 artisans in Nasarawa

April 26, 2022 Mohammed Yangida 0

The National Directorate for Employment (NDE) has disbursed N4.56m to 228 artisans in Nasarawa state. The coordinator, Mr. Chris Bamsida, stated this Tuesday, during the disbursement of Micro Enterprise Enhancement Scheme loan (MEES) in Lafia, the state capital. He said each of the successful artisans will receive N20, 000 of the MEES loan. He added that the objective of the Read More

Provide all-inclusive leadership, Nasarawa speaker beckons new APC National chairman

April 2, 2022 Mohammed Yangida, Lafia 0

Speaker, Nasarawa state House of Assembly, Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, has urged the new national chairman of All Progressives Congress ( APC), Senator Abdullahi Adamu, to provide an all inclusive governance to members of the party and Nigerians.  He said this would enable members of the party and others to continue to contribute their quota to the development of the Read More

Osinbajo to grace Nasarawa varsity’s 6th convocation, 130 get first class

March 29, 2022 Mohammed Yangida 0

Vice Chancellor Nasarawa state University, Keffi (NSUK) Prof. Suleiman Bala-Mohammed, has said Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will attend the university’s 6th combined convocation as the special guest of honour. He stated this in a press briefing to mark the 6th combined convocation ceremony and unveiling of university endowment projects in Keffi, Keffi local government area of Nasarawa state on Read More

The honeymoon is over in Nasarawa

March 23, 2022 Victoria Ngozi Ikeano 0

Ladies and gentlemen, I regret to report that the honeymoon (regarding steady power supply) in Nasarawa state is over. It is as though it was a kind of abracadabra’; pardon my language, but when you are writing in an environment of suffocating heat exacerbated by blackout in the peak of the hot season, it can alter your body system and Read More

Open letter to Gov Sule on Nasarawa State Revenue Board

March 14, 2022 Blueprint 0

Your Excellency Governor A A sule, I am writing this letter to you through this medium with every sense of humility, respect and, by extension, high esteem for your exalted position as the number one citizen of Nasarawa state. My letter is necessitated by the fact that chairman, Revenue Board, Nasarawa State, Ahmed Yakubu Muhammad’s tenure, according to a reliable Read More

Towards a strong economic base for Nasarawa state

March 10, 2022 Blueprint 0

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state promised to revitalise the economy of the state on assuming power. So far, he has attracted an estimated $500m investment into the state. MOHAMMED YANGIDA reports. In achieving investment drive for Nasarawa state, Governor Abdullahi Sule has established Nasarawa Investment and Development Agency (NASIDA) with Barr. Ibrahim Abdullahi as its managing director/chief executive officer Read More

APC convention: Nasarawa West endorses Al-Makura

March 7, 2022 Mohammed Yangida 0

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nasarawa West senatorial district, have endorsed former governor and senator representing Nasarawa South senatorial district at the National Assembly, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, for the position of National chairman of the party. The stakeholders said the endorsement was aimed at ensuring that Al-Makura got the needed support for him to emerge victorious in Read More

NHP: FG commissions 76 housing units in Nasarawa

March 7, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Federal Government, Monday, inaugurated 76 housing units comprising, one, two and three bedrooms in Lafia Nasarawa state under the National Housing Programme (NHP). President Muhammadu Buhari handed over the estate to the Nasarawa state government in Lafia, said the inauguration was part of the campaign promises that the All Progressive Congress (APC) made in 2015, and the estate was Read More

NYSC swears in 1, 507 new 2022 Batch ‘A’ corps members in Nasarawa

March 1, 2022 John D. Wada 0

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Tuesday swore in 1, 507 corpsmembers of the 2022 Batch ‘A’ Stream I set, deployed to Nasarawa statefor national service. Director General of the NYSC, Major Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, who spokeduring the swearing-in ceremony at the Magaji Dan-Tamusa NYSCPermanent Orientation Camp in Keffi local government area of thestate, congratulated the corps members for successfully Read More

Buhari, Sule leadership worthy of emulation – Mani

February 28, 2022 Ahmid Lawal Abuja 0

The Sarkin Hausawa , Mararaba Gurku in Karu local government of Nasarawa state, Alhaji Adamu Usman Mani has commended President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state, style of leadership, saying they are worthy of emulation. Speaking to journalists shortly the president unveiled the biggest bus terminus in Nigeria, named after the late Head of State, General Sani Read More

What to expect as Buhari visits Nasarawa

February 23, 2022 Blueprint 0

For two days beginning from today Thursday through Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari would spend two days in Nasarawa state to commission some legacy projects embarked upon by the current administration in the state. MOHAMMED YANGIDA reports. As the saying goes, when a king visits his subjects, everyone would know that such visit is so important that it remains memorable long Read More